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By Noel Daniel “Come Grow with Us” as the Stanislaus State Agriculture Department and Friends of the Fair Foundation present the 15th Annual Tastes of the Valley Wine and Cheese event at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. The Tastes of the Valley event will be held on Oct. 5 from 6 to 9

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By Noel Daniel When the Central Valley heats up, it doesn’t pull its punches. The temperature soars as high as summer kites, and when the going gets tough—the tough go swimming. Make sure to stay cool this summer. We might suggest sticking to the water!   SPLASH GROUNDS Both Modesto

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By Noel Daniel  For many years, National Night Out has stood as a bastion of neighborhood safety and camaraderie. In fact, it’s one of the largest crime-prevention events in the county. What seems at first to be a simple block party is, in reality, one of our greatest defenses against

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle Do you love your city? You can show it by participating in Love Modesto or another Love Our Cities event this spring! “Healthy communities need everyone to get involved,” observed Jeff Pishney, Executive Director of Love Modesto and Love Our Cities. “We’re trying to make a

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ByNoel Daniel For those out of the design loop, Pantone chooses one—or, in last year’s case, two—colors for the year. These colors appear in home decor, in fashion, and in graphic design. Colors like this are chosen two years in advance and after careful analysis of color trends. Those who

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By Jacqui D Sinarle The next time you bite into a peach, crunch on an almond, or nibble an olive, keep in mind there’s a good chance that snack originated very close to home. Not only does the Central Valley produce the best fresh produce around, nurseries in our own backyard also

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By Noel Daniel “You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it.” – Edith Head Fashion Week is coming to Modesto Sept. 14 through 18, and bringing an air of pride with it. Reggie Rucker, Co-Founder and Fashion Week Committee Chair, wants Modesto to realize that

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle When warm weather comes to Stanislaus County, so do two thirst-quenching festivals that celebrate the delicious harvests produced by area wineries and breweries: Central Valley Brewfest and Central Valley Vinofest. “Brewfest and Vinofest focus on community,” said founder Veronica Camp. “These events provide rare opportunities for

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle This month, 300 people will gather in downtown Modesto to enjoy a Sunday dinner prepared by the area’s best chefs, fine wine, and live music, all while supporting local youth at One Table—literally. “One Table is a relaxed, alfresco community dining experience where all guests dine

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By Noel Daniels It’s time to start that project you’ve been putting off. It’s time to build. Maybe in the past you haven’t had the means to construct electronic t-shirts or light-up Deathstars, but now Modesto has a resource. And that resource is the city’s new makerspace. “A makerspace is

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